knocker

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noun knock·er \ˈnä-kər\

Definition of knocker

  1. 1 :  one that knocks: such asa :  a metal ring, bar, or hammer hinged to a door for use in knockingb :  a persistently pessimistic critic

  2. 2 often vulgar :  breast —usually used in plural

Examples of knocker in a Sentence

  1. the secretary of defense needs supporters, not knockers, to get through this crisis

14th Century

First Known Use of knocker

14th century



KNOCKER Defined for Kids

knocker

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noun knock·er \ˈnä-kər\

Definition of knocker for Students

  1. :  a device made like a hinge and fastened to a door for use in knocking



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